About Department

Department of Physics came into existence in the year 1964 with the introduction of a UG course. Right from its beginning the department had a team of dedicated teachers, with a great vision of empowering the women by equipping them with scientific knowledge and enhanced self confidence to face the challenges of the modern world.

The department has well equipped UG and PG laboratories, library and internet facility. Over the years, the students of Physics are being offered quality education with special care extended to the academically weak and socio-economically backward sections of the society. Many a times the department has been honoured with university ranks.


Initiating positive change through support, guidance and empowerment.


  • Train students to be committed professional social workers.
  • Enable them to work in a wide variety of social work settings and amidst diverse population.
  • Translate Academics to action.
  • Give special focus on gender –based issues.


The Department offers two specialisations viz;

  1. Medical and Psychiatric Social Work..
  2. Rural and Urban Community Development.

Contact information

Deepa N. Course Coordinator,

Asst. Professor In Sociology,
Mercy College, Palakkad

09495822935 (Resi), 0491 2541149